Holiday Shopping

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Gift Ideas For Your Holiday Party

When someone throws a holiday party and invites you to come, it’s best not to arrive empty-handed. Guests often give what are typically called hostess gifts, a little something to show your appreciation to the people who are inviting you into their home.

11/27/2012

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CNET Editor Brian Cooley Hot Tech Gifts On WCCO

Dave Lee was able to get a head start on holiday gift giving when he talked Wednesday morning with CNET technology editor Brian Cooley.

11/23/2012

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Black Friday Shopping Do’s & Don’ts

For some, Black Friday is as much a holiday as the holidays themselves. Like the anticipation of opening a present, shoppers can’t wait to find out what “deals” Black Friday has to offer.

11/21/2012

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Mall Of America Decks The Halls For Black Friday

Mall of America is getting ready for the big rush of shoppers. The plan is to have all the decorations set for Black Friday. Extra help is hired to put up all the tinsel and lights. The work started right after Halloween, and is still going on.

11/21/2012

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Need Help Holiday Shopping At MOA? There’s An App For That

The Holiday shopping season is in full swing at the Mall of America, and this year there’s something new to help make shopping even easier – an app.

11/20/2012

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Forget Black Friday, Shop Local For Small Biz Saturday

This holiday season local business owners want you to put your money where your home is.

11/19/2012

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DeBlog: Best Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals

It’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.

11/19/2012

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UST Survey: Shoppers Enthusiastic About Holiday Season

The University of St. Thomas is out with its annual holiday spending predictions and it finds shoppers to be “enthusiastic” about the upcoming season.

11/14/2012

Cyber Monday

The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.

11/13/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Target Has Earlier Start For Holiday Kickoff

Target Corp. will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving, three hours earlier than a year ago, to kick off the holiday shopping season.

11/12/2012

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2012 Could Be The Best Holiday Shopping Season In Years

Target is the latest to announce an aggressive price-matching policy — saying it will match prices of major online retailers, including Amazon, starting Nov. 1.

10/17/2012

Good Question

Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.

10/08/2012

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Best Gifts For Artsy Types

Need a last-minute gift for the artsy and creative friend or loved one? No worries. Check out our festive gift ideas.

12/19/2011

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‘Super Saturday’ Lures Last-Minute Shoppers

Three weeks after Black Friday’s mad rush, some sanity has returned to shopping malls and savvy holiday customers have it figured out.

12/16/2011

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